RSVP: Vitalix Meeting
06.03.2023 0 Comments
Join us for a special afternoon of catching up with fellow stockmen and learning more about Vitalix! Our event will be full of delicious food (burgers & chips), engaging conversation, and valuable information on how your herd can benefit from this amazing product. Plus, you won't want to miss out...
Transitioning Your Horse’s Diet from Winter to Spring
05.03.2023 0 Comments
As spring approaches, you may notice an increase in your horse's activity level. This is the perfect opportunity to make changes to your horse's diet in order to optimize his performance and improve his health. Here are a few diet and feeding considerations for transitioning your horse from winter to...
Tackling High Feed Costs
27.02.2023 0 Comments
Maximize efficiency to help cut feed costs without impacting production Drought, supply chain issues, high grain prices, low hay supply and significantly increased fuel and fertilizer prices all have played a role in the drastically elevated feed costs cattle producers are facing this year. Feed costs are the single largest...
Why Chickens Stop Laying Eggs
Chickens stop laying eggs for a variety of reasons. Hens may lay fewer eggs due to light, stress, poor nutrition, molt or age. Some of these reasons are natural responses, while others can be fixed with simple changes and egg-laying can return to normal. If you’re a backyard chicken raiser, you’ve...
Order Spring Chicks!
Chick days are coming to Solon Feed Mill! It's time to order spring chicks! We'll be placing orders on March 6th and again on April 3rd for folks that would like to get their chicks early this year. Available chicks are ISA Browns. Typically, a single hen will provide your...
21.12.2022 0 Comments
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Solon Feed Mill. Please make note of our holiday hours. Saturday, December 24, 2022: TBD Sunday, December 25, 2022: Closed Monday, December 26, 2022: Closed Saturday, December 31, 2022: Closed Sunday, January 1, 2023: Closed Monday, January 2, 2023: Closed
Why Are Protein and Fat Critical to Cattle Nutrition?
02.12.2022 0 Comments
Protein is a vital nutrient for maintenance, growth, health, reproduction and lactation in cattle. Protein supplies the microbes in the gut, or rumen bugs, the ammonia and nitrogen sources they need to function. These microbes ferment feed to make Volatile Fatty Acids (VFAs) and Microbial Cell Protein (MCP), which are...
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
20.11.2022 0 Comments
Solon Feed Mill locations are closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, in observanced of the Thanksgiving Holiday. We resume normal operating hours on Friday, November 25, 2022. From our family and staff to yours, we wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.
Beyond The Bag
16.11.2022 0 Comments
For more than a century, Purina has built connections with producers based on the goal of bringing out the best in every animal. During that time, a wide range of tools and services have been put together to help customers identify challenges. As a result they are able to find...
Veterans Day Savings
07.11.2022 0 Comments
On Friday, November 11, 2022, we honor all those who served this great country, including our founder, Frank Kuennen! We are grateful for the sacrifices of all our Veterans. We are offering a Veterans Day Sale Friday & Saturday at Solon Feed Mill. Get 15% off all bagged and...